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Long range foxing with Mark Ripley

Mark Ripley explains the art of long range foxing and recalls his ten longest foxing kills to date. The subject of shooting any living creature is always one that will attract controversy but add to that the aspect of doing

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Pulsar Digex riflescope range review

Chris Parkin gives his verdict on the latest night vision riflescopes from Pulsar – the Digex range available in N450 and N455.  Pulsar’s new Digex N450 night vision riflescope features a state of the art 1280×720 CMOS HD sensor which

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Tracking different deer species w/ Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton returns to Bedford – teaching his client how to track the different deer species. In this article I cast my mind back to some training that I have been doing at Garryloop over the last 12 to 14

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243 Model 11 from Savage review

The weight is over for Mike Powell as he enjoys the perks of the slimline .243 Model 11 from Savage. Having owned and shot rifles for more years than I care to remember one thing has become clear to me:

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The importance of rifle care

David Barrington Barnes emphasises the importance of proper rifle care to prevent unfortunate and costly mistakes. A game hunter looking through the reeds with his sniper rifle In researching this subject, I have revisited my old British Deer Society course

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Covid-19 set to impact next season

Shoots around the country have debating how many birds to put down, how many days to offer and whether to shoot at all. Some shooters have suggested that the game season would effectively be cancelled in 2020-21.  Game farmers first

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Best centrefire rifles for 2020

If you’re after something new, there are plenty of new rifles on the market to catch your eye, so here is our selection of best centrefire rifles for 2020. Blaser R8 Ultimate Blaser R8 Ultimate First up on our best

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National police chief gives clear guidance on shooting under Covid-19 restrictions

Deputy Chief Constable Dave Orford, the national lead on firearms licensing, has provided clarity on shooting in England under the current Covid-19 guidance following concerns raised by BASC, other shooting organisations and police forces. DCC Orford says he has clarified

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CORONAVIRUS: All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation on shooting’s future

Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation, spoke to BASC and provided an insight into his work in Westminster and shares his views on what the shooting community must do to ensure

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CORONAVIRUS: Advice on shooting activities in England

BASC and other rural organisations have updated their advice for shooting, work on shoots and pest control in England following the government’s latest changes to the regulations for fighting Covid-19.  We must stress that these changes have been made in

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